1. Certain topics make you uncomfortable to discuss with friends of different races.
Did Trayvon Martin bring his shooting upon himself? Is “Mr. Obama” treated differently by the media because he’s black? These are just a few headlines that bring up some serious race issues and could potentially result in some hurt feelings if someone says the wrong thing. If you put extra effort into being politically correct just to keep the peace, it may be because you truly don’t have faith in their tolerance.